Many houseplants can scrub irritants like acetone from the air, but which ones do it best?
In a Christmas tradition, the defense organization NORAD helps us keep track of Santa as he zips around the world delivering toys.
Researchers put a tiny ice rink on a tipping platform to measure how much grip winter boots really have.
Researchers can crack open stalagmites to uncover ancient earthquakes and changes in cave climate.
Whistles let shepherds communicate between distant hillsides because a whistled sound wave travels farther than spoken words.
Take a light-speed trip through the solar system to catch up on 2016’s biggest stories from our celestial neighborhood.Produced with support from Explore Scientific
When polls try to tease out what a group of people is thinking, what are they measuring and how can they go wrong?
Don’t settle for limp, soggy turkey skin—use science when you roast your bird to get that perfect, crackling bite.
Scientists used special microphones to let us listen in on a tickled rat’s titters.
In these final days before the 2016 election keep an eye on Maryland, New Hampshire and Missouri, where contested seats may have ramifications for science in the U.S. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on October 29, 2016...
Male jumping spiders accompany their mating dance with a drum routine, sending vibrations through the ground to tempt a female. "Lens of Time: Spider Seduction” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016, California Academy of Sciences...
For this puzzle with over 43 quintillion permutations, author Ian Scheffler explains how players have found the most efficient route to resolving a Rubik’s cube.
Author and “Speedcuber” Ian Scheffler reveals some of the math behind how you could solve the Rubik’s cube puzzle.
مسبار وكالة الفضاء الأوروبية "سكياباريللي" تحطم وربما انفجر على سطح المريخ.
Schiaparelli, la nave de la Agencia Espacial Europea, se estrelló y posiblemente explotó.
European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli spacecraft crashed and possibly exploded
When these monkeys bang rocks together, they make stone flakes that resemble those archaeologists believe humans made two million to three million years ago. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on October 19, 2016...
El módulo de aterrizaje Schiaparelli aún no ha llamado a casa y eso tiene a los científicos temiendo lo peor.
The Schiaparelli lander’s failure to phone home has scientists fearing the worst
With the Schiaparelli lander, Europe hopes to join the U.S. and Russia in successfully touching down on the Red Planet